Top 68 Small Town Quotes

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“I grew up all over Idaho – I was born in Emmett, a very small town.”

― Aaron Paul

“I was born in California. When I was six, we moved to a small town in northern Indiana called Mishawaka.”

― Adam Driver

“I grew up in a small town in Sudan. There weren’t many cars, so we did things in the countryside near where we lived.”

― Alek Wek

“I met my first boyfriend when we were 13, playing ‘Dungeons and Dragons’ in the basement of my local comics shop. We were from the same small town in Maine but went to different schools.”

― Alexander Chee

“I was raised in a small town in Indiana and educated at Ball State University.”

― Angela Ahrendts

“Living in a small town, I knew everybody and everybody knew me.”

― Anna Nicole Smith

“One thing about living in a small town, I knew everybody and everybody knew me.”

― Anna Nicole Smith

“I grew up in a really small town, so it wasn’t really a fashion-forward place, and it was very casual.”

― Behati Prinsloo

“I come from Main Street, from a small town that’s really depressed.”

― Ben Bernanke

“I was never the star of my team, not even in my small town.”

― Ben Zobrist

“I was brought up in a very small town in upstate New York.”

― Bill Pullman

“I was born and raised in Louisiana – a small town called Ferriday, north of Baton Rouge.”

― Campbell Brown

“I grew up in Batavia, Ill., a small town out in the corn fields, west of Chicago. It was boring.”

― Craig Sager

“It started 25 years ago, when I was teaching elementary school in a small town in Missouri.”

― Dan Simmons

“I’ve always known I wanted to be an actress. I didn’t know quite how I was going to get there because I come from a small town called Simpsonville, South Carolina.”

― Danielle Brooks

“D.C. is a small town with some big-town features.”

― Douglas Brunt

“I grew up in a really small town: LaGrange, Georgia. There weren’t a lot of creative outlets there, so I did local castings.”

― Elijah Kelley

“Every week in a small town is very different. Something is going on.”

― Emily Rose

“I live in a small town in Connecticut, and they don’t write scripts there, but I get them anyway because my agent is in Los Angeles.”

― Gene Wilder

“I grew up in a pretty small town in Texas, population 8,000, and we had a lot of open spaces.”

― George Eads

“My father was an agricultural economist. In 1989 he was posted to Mbarara, a small town on the Uganda-Rwanda border.”

― Giles Foden

“I grew up in a small town.”

― Hope Jahren

“Sometimes Hollywood is a small town on the West Coast of America at the furthest point from everywhere else, and that can make it a little provincial and insular.”

― Howard Stringer

“I grew up in a small town about 40 miles outside London, but it was a fairly cosmopolitan household.”

― Jacqueline Bisset

“I come from a small town in Ohio and was always into sports.”

― Jake Paul

“I grew up on a plantation in Alabama in a small town outside of Montgomery.”

― Jesse Lee Peterson

“L.A. feels like a really small town to me.”

― Jodi Lyn O’Keefe

“The dynamic is extremely similar to Gremlins and the hero is very similar, plus the small town atmosphere. It really is in a way the third Gremlins movie.”

― Joe Dante

“I grew up in a nice neighborhood in Greensboro, N.C., which is not too big, but definitely not a small town.”

― John Isner

“I think that often times Hollywood panders to the cliches of small town life, specifically Southern small town life, and I think that this movie does the opposite.”

― Josh Lucas

“I’m from a small town where the pace of life is slow.”

― Kalki Koechlin

“I’m actually from a small town about an hour and a half south of Chicago.”

― Kay Cannon

“I am completely and utterly hooked to all the great shows on A&E and Court TV that are about small town murder.”

― Kevin Pollak

“Brattleboro is a very small town, but it’s pretty liberal.”

― King Tuff

“I have no neighbors. I live in a small town where everybody is very protective of me.”

― Kris Kristofferson

“I’m from a small town, a farm, a hundred acres.”

― Krysten Ritter

“I grew up in the small town of Haywards Heath, south of London.”

― Lawrence Osborne

“’Felicity’ was my ‘Gilmore Girls’ because I grew up in a small town.”

― Lennon Parham

“I grew up in a small town that was absolutely a perfect embodiment of new urbanism.”

― Leon Krier

“I’m Lou Barletta, and I’m a small town defender.”

― Lou Barletta

“I grew up in a small town, I was the only redhead other than my brother.”

― Madelaine Petsch

“I’m from a really small town, and everybody there drives trucks. They’re all farmers.”

― Margo Price

“There is sort of a small town mentality on the east coast of Canada.”

― Martha MacIsaac

“I grew up in a small town in northeastern Indiana. I had an all-American childhood. And I grew up as an optimist.”

― Mary Meeker

“I’m from a small town, and I thought I would be a lawyer.”

― Matthew Desmond

“I’m from Oklahoma, and Nick’s from a small town in Illinois.”

― Megan Mullally

“I grew up on a bayou. The small town that I lived in was, like, 10 miles from me. I grew up in the middle of nowhere.”

― Mike Dean

“I grew up in a really small town.”

― Mike Patton

“I grew up in a very small town in Florida, like, 7,000 people.”

― Miles Teller

“Maybe it’s because I came from a small town, but I always did well for myself.”

― Miles Teller

“I come from this really small town near Nashville, Tennessee, where everything was la-di-da and normal.”

― Miley Cyrus

“I grew up in a very small town which is remote even by Indian standards. I always dreamed of the world.”

― Mira Nair

“I grew up in a small town in India, but through books I knew the world.”

― Mira Nair

“I left the Midwest when I was twelve years old, and I haven’t lived in a small town since.”

― Mona Simpson

“I grew up in a small town in the Netherlands which, for years, had been a center of textile production.”

― Paul Polman

“Growing up in a small town, in the Midwest, and Catholic – those are sort of three layers of repression.”

― Paul Rust

“I hail from a small town, Jamshedpur. From childhood, I’ve been constantly surrounded by people who are not so urban.”

― R. Madhavan

“Nagpur was a very small town. There was no exposure to different kinds of films or world cinema. Only Manmohan Desai films.”

― Rajkumar Hirani

“My father was a Norwegian who came from a small town near Oslo. He broke his arm at the elbow when he was 14, and they amputated it.”

― Roald Dahl

“I grew up in a small town in the Mojave Desert where conservative Republicans were as common as cacti. Inexplicably, I grew up liberal and a feminist.”

― Sabaa Tahir

“I’m from a small town called Alesund in Norway.”

― Sigrid

“I lived in Minnesota in a small town.”

― Steve Zahn

“I grew up in Georgia, in a small town in the southwest corner of Georgia, actually, called Sylvester.”

― Sue Monk Kidd

“I spent a lot of time in a small town in France, growing up.”

― Timothee Chalamet

“I was from this small town, and my parents were poor.”

― Tina Knowles

“I literally integrated the small town of Libertyville, Illinois. I was the first person of color to reside within its borders.”

― Tom Morello

“I come from the small town of Sialkot in Pakistan. During pre-Partition, this town had the highest literacy rate among women.”

― Umera Ahmad

“I was brought up largely by my grandfather because my father only returned from a prisoner-of-war camp in 1947 and worked in the nearest small town, so I hardly ever saw him.”

― W. G. Sebald
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